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AFC President Shaikh Salman shares condolences on Prabir Majumdar's death

Published at :December 29, 2023 at 5:44 PM
Modified at :January 14, 2024 at 12:37 AM
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The AFC President expressed himself through a letter to AIFF President Mr. Kalyan Chaubey.

AFC President Shaikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa has condoled the death of former India defender Prabir Majumdar, who passed away on Thursday, December 28, 2023, at the age of 77.

In a letter to AIFF President Mr. Kalyan Chaubey, the AFC President wrote, “Please accept my heartfelt condolences and sympathies on the passing away of the former Indian national team player – Prabir Majumdar, who passed away on Thursday.

“Mr. Majumdar, will be remembered and cherished for his contributions and passion for Indian football. 

“Please convey my condolences to his family and friends. May he rest in peace,” the AFC President said.    

A stylish wing-back of the 1960s and 1970s, Majumdar was a member of the Indian team in the 1974 Asian Games. In domestic football, he represented East Bengal and Eastern Railways and Bengal in the Santosh Trophy.

A playing member of the East Bengal team which had a golden run in the 1970s, Majumdar won several trophies, including the Calcutta Football League, IFA Shield, Durand Cup, Rovers Cup, DCM Trophy, Bordoloi Trophy, etc.

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